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 Question 116030: Hello, can anyone tell me if this is a prime polynomial or not? And if so can you show me how to factor it completely. Thank you in advance I love your site. 18y 4th power - 42y cubed Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!18y 4th power - 42y cubed : : you should be able to recognize that 6 is a factor of 18 and 42 And is a factor of and : With that information we have: